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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> hello, everyone, welcome to "the journal." coming up on our program, iran allows an end of your family does it for two detained german reporters in the country. thousands of people are stranded in moscow airport. west african leaders go to the ivory coast telling laurent gbagbo to step down. the fate of two german journalists detained in iran
remains unclear but they have been allowed to meet with their families. the men were arrested in october for working in iran without proper journalist permits. they were investigating the highly publicized case of a woman who was sentenced to stoning for adultery. >> the journalists shared a dinner with family members at a hotel. after 79 days in custody, the two men appeared tired and were reluctant to allow tv crews to some the reunion. the german ambassador to iran joined them at the table. the iranian security offices were present and authorities have dampened hopes for a quick release of the two men. iran said that the visit was granted on humanitarian grounds but their fate remains uncertain. >> the case lies in the hands of judiciary officials and requires
completion of judiciary procedures. if they decide that they have not committed any crimes, they will be released. if they have committed a crime, their case will be dealt with. >> the journalists were arrested in early october while conducting an interview with the son of a woman who was sentenced to death for adultery. her case has been widely condemned outside of iran. tehran says that the two men lacked the proper visas to work as journalists in the country. >> for more, we ask our political correspondent why things are looking less likely that they will be released any time soon. >> that's right, the two german journalists have been in the iranian detention for over two and a half months and there is no indication that there will be released any time soon. on the contrary, a spokesperson says the fate of the two men will be decided by the iranian justice system.
the german government is applying pressure on behalf of the two detainees. the german foreign minister says that the government is working to assure that the two detainees are home in germany some. the german government was instrumental in ensuring that the meeting with the members took place. the head of the foreign relations committee is trying to get this case taken up at the eu level to apply pressure from that perspective as well. >> thousands of would-be holiday travelers remain stranded in moscow's airport with traffic disrupted for a third day due to power outages and ice. after freezing rain snapped power lines over the weekend, authorities brought in diesel generators. passengers are still complaining about food and water shortages, a lack of sanitation, and lost baggage that some flights are
finally taking off. >> this was a sight to warm the heart of stranded travelers, an aircraft being de-iced at the airport. thousands of passengers had to spend 18 nights at the overfilled airport and this was an experience they are unlikely to forget. >> the toilet to not working, there's no water in the sink, no water, tea, hot food, only bottled water. >> you cannot get any information about flights or the timetables. this is complete and utter chaos. it is impossible to understand anything, how to return tickets, for example. no one is giving out any information. >> to compound the problems, airport restaurants hike up the prices for food and drink. there was angry confrontation
between passengers and personnel at the airport and power went out intermittently. the situation is gradually easing and airport workers are getting anything -- everything under control. it could be days before the airports catch up with the backlog. >> several political parties here in germany have criticized calls by a german airport operator for passenger profiling in the way of making air travel more secure. this would see passengers screened according to risk groups and limit rigorous checks to those who are thought to pose a threat. similar ccks are already in use at israeliirpos d effeivand scminary.critics named a new
rom chin is eminatinghase of nes thou hu sales, insts think. this came a day the minutes of the government in beijing announced tt eyer going to have a number of new car registrations allow. investors here on the -- on the because many professionals don't see a lot of reasons for going into the market with new purchases. so disappointing economic data from the housing market and from consumer confidencspoke against lot of wheart. >> looking at several market indices in more detail, let's beg frankfurt where
we see the blue chip daxx index up by just a eurostoxx was down. there was pessimistic consumer confidence. the dow industrials are up about1/of pcent. heo is trading for $1.31. weeks of snow andee temperatures have depleted the country's supply of salt from melting ice on the road services. the company is a euroan producer f industrial and consumer markets and even when working to the limit, they >> road salt is one of the most sought aer commodities in germany. some come from eastern germany which to the largest
european salt mine. the company produces around 25,000 tons of road salt per day. to do that, the mine operates around the clock. >> the mine has an area of about 20 square kilometers and extends around 7 kilometers from east to west and 3 kilometers from north to south. ha equals the dimensions of a small town. >> worldwide, then mind around 30 million tons of salt and italy but this accounts for nearly 15% of the company's sales. the most lucrative produc is fertilizer. last winter was also fairly severe. the production capacity is tencdi the one here. >> if we would like more salt, the capacity has to binead by hiring additional workers but
there is a limit and our limit is currently 600 tons per hour. >> that is not enough to meet the current demand. as a result, they are importing another 100,000 tons fm their subsidiaries in north america and chilly. >> i was calling to comment about the weather but i did not want to get into it. >> most of germany, including ern, iinhe grips of winter and we have lots of snow right now and the temperatures keep falling. for most of us this is a chlee, especially computers. for others, ty feel right at home. >> for the parears at the berlin zoo, the winter weather is like a summer vacation. >> polar bears like the cold even in subzero temperatures. they still go imming andhey lay around on the cold rocks. >> ou ls partial to the
cold, elephants are sent out for fresh air and some fun in the cold. the unusually severe conditions are creating new challenges for the police department. instead of tracking criminals, they have tirye peeled for icicles. >> we are getting a lot of calls from people about icicles on the roof. ofce a firefighters have been called in to clear the dangerous eyes. >> the fire department responded to 70 alert calls on tuesday morning alone. drivers are often left to their own devices. often they need a shovel and some muscle power to free their vehicles from snowbanks. how lg did it take you to free your car? >> almost two hours. >> even out on the street, drivers are not necessarily on track to their destination.
>> the northeastern u.s. is dealing with the aftermath of a major blizzard. the winter storm was the sixth biggest on record. vehicles were stuck in the snow. many streets have not been plowed after more than 50 centimeters paralyzed the city. the major airports have reopened but it could take one-two days to handle a backlog. elton john and his partner have become parents to a son. the baby boy was born to a surrogate mother in california on christmas day. they were overwhelmed with happiness and their son is doing well. the baby has been given a that is extravagant, he is called zachary 11 -- john. statement, we will be back after
a short break. -- stay tuned, we will be back after a short break. >> this is a rendezvous with the german film. the top names talk about their favorite films and other treasures of the silver screen. our series, "unforgettable images, a history of german salem," starting on federal 15th on dw-tv. -- "unforgettable images, the
history of german film." >> each year, a city as chosen as the european cultural capital. in 2010, the honor was shared by 35 separate municipalities. this is a bold plan but it worked. some 300 projects and more than 5000 separate offense drew a record number of visitors. -- events drew a record number of visitors. 2010 was a major milestone on the path to structural readjustment for one region. >> this was one long party. especially when 3 million thronged to create the world's longest street party. thousands had already swarmed to
the yellow shark signs, bright balloons indicating the region's former coal mines. there was something for everyone, the old and young. special exhibitions were designed to bring the history back to life for the youngsters. the ambitious goal was to give the entire region an image makeover marking a successful transition from coal mining to cultural metropolis and it worked. colossal and austral relics drew tens of thousands. -- colossal relics drew tens of thousands. there was a major performances like an opera project. then tragedy hit at a parade in late july. 21 people died and hundreds were injured in the crash caused
by bad bad crowd management. the disaster cost 8 shadow over the the celebration but the region had been selected as a center of culture so the remaining defense went ahead. being the cultural capital as but what was once the grubby industrial heartland in a totally new light. long neglected and looked down upon, the valley enters 2011 sparkling with brand new confidence. >> duisburg is in the western bally, a center of steel production and also a university town with over 30,000 students. like many other cities, they face industrial restructuring. all of the coal mining is
closed. the residence hope that the 2010 events will change the dirty industrial image of the city for good. we start with one of the less prosperous suburbs. >> this area has had a reputation as high unemployment and a high proportion of immigrants. this is starting to shake off their down trotted image with a number of projects including a media bunker. as part of a project called next generation, young people have been able to train in this old locker for a year with media professionals learning about film and photography. this is one of several houses of the future. they are cultural centers with projects focused on a general theme of the future. these translate young people's ideas into reality with the help
of professionals. >> film and photography are my hobbies anyway and i have learned things here working with professionals who are open- minded and teach me practical things. it has been a learning process with all of these projects. >> some of these young people would like to work professionally in the media. they get a chance to test out whether this is the right thing for them. >> i go to school. i am getting ready to go to university. people would like to hear about this. however, this area is seen as negative and that is a shame. the future has helped the reputation and help to expose prejudices. >> those prejudices make the team wanted, to get there. they like to make this area and
brand name. they took part in the audubon street party -- autobahn street party. >> this was a kind of catalyst for us. we have managed to meet lots of people through different projects. we have attracted much media attention. we have reached loads of people, especially german. we wanted them to come here so that you could say that we have a kind of monoculture here. >> the fashion shows bird on some 30 turkish businessman from a variety of branches to team up together. they know that they can only improve the image together. instead of competing, they have set up a network. this is a good example of the principles behind it -- 2010. >> we would like more german
customers to know this new side. this is important to german customers who can come here without being afraid. they don't have to be afraid these days. >> the music school is doing its cultural work on influenced by all of the offense -- events. >> earlier this year, it was set for closure. that is being postponed. no one knows how things will continue. the staff is hoping for more from being europe's cultural capital. >> we could have designed a really unusual projects that would have made a said part of the festival in some form or another. things did not happen that way but it would have been what i would have liked. of >> this work -- duisberg has
no money in their coffers like many municipalities. however, they have a new image. >> a great new image. >> people used to complain about a valid but now there is a bit more green around. i think this is all quite good. >> this has shown itself in a positive way. the exhibition on the autobahn, it was impressive. >> marketers have worked hard to come up with a unifying identity. they have decided to focus on the region rather than individual cities. >> the terrorism specialists manage that. we now need cultural institutions to say that they represent a the area. >> this is a good example of that. this brewery has been transformed into a center for arts and creative business. it aims to attract a broad
public and they have called them large crowds with some of the exhibitions. it also helped that people knew it from and it was a brewery. >> i was worried that they had pulled down the whole building. this was a landmark. when you pulled into the railway station, you knew that you are important. -- were in dortmund. >> this cooperates with other museums. >> obviously, this can be very appealing when different institutions exhibit their of specialities so that a tour from one museum to another can become exciting. >> after a year of being part of the capital, institutions hope to continue their cooperative ventures. they have seen all too well that going in alone gets you nowhere. >> thank you for joining us this
i'm janice edwards. thank you for joining us. our show is all about you. it's community heroes, news makers, celebrities, and issues that concern you. we've celebrated milestones together. so today we're having a blast from the past. interviews and performances that you said you'd like to see again. remember we want to hear from you. contact us at www.bayareavista.com. let's watch. ♪ [ music ] ♪ bay area vista. >> welcof" to balú)eavista. 2 thank you for joinincus as +" 2ul0ate our 200th show. i3noumber 2002
and we're very excited j have you with us today. on our show today, we'll húke a look back witcelebrat"b 2uests. we start our show with a look at famous faces who joined us in discussing community issues. 2u how higwaithe blood 2 pressure was it +denyou +@er"2 how +@orriedwere you? >> 140 over 90, over that and i've never discussed it with the doctor and it was alarming. when she first told me, no big deal. i didn't feel any different. 2ufigured how bad can it be? 2 i didn't know what high blood pressure led to. and my doctor said it's to the point where i think l'u need to see the cardiologist today. >>i think it's time for people
of goodwill and conscience to cross lines of race and gender and religion to find common ground. 2 >> we are the faces of tomorrow. i am not multicultural. i am culture. here in the creases of my hands lie the future. i like to thisr of myself as avant-garde. i am not multicultural. i am cultj)e. 2 >> irefuse to be silent because gwen was silent. i refuse to be silent. >> is it ever okay to lie? >> yeah. >> absolutely. noiis not okay.
>> that's such a tricky question. a lie is so funny. >> it depends on the circumstances. >> it's case by case. >> you are really )çing to millions of folks and especially lots of shareholders, you've got to back it up. >> i had an incredibly boyfriend who didn't run from 2 the discussion of sexual abuse. 2hat wasreally, really important to me. because whendou've been abused. many times you feel tú$nt"b. what is it that's wrong with me. and the second part that's one of the most important things of2 my life is that i realize that what happened to me is not who i am. >> it's -- if your dad had been
able to write a forward to the book, what would he have said? >> i think he would have -- first of all, i know he's proud of this offering. i felt his spirit with me as we put it together. as we've been going around promoting and marketing and sharing it with people. and i think he would say perhaps one of the quotes we use of his in the book. and we're tied in an inescapable network of mutuality clothed in a single garment of destiny. 2hat affectione direct)ç affectiall indirectly+ welcome back to bay area vista. i'm jasce edwards. pat mitchell is executive
director of silicon valley faces. é was at independen!" high i!hool at the áme. and peter's mother. welcome. >> if you can give an overview of what sv faces does. >> sv faces is a nonprofit organization committedto ending bias, bigotry, and racism in silicon valley and northern california. and we do that through two main program areas. and one -- and you'll hear about camp every town today. we see our educational components as being part of th" preventive measures that we're trying to take to end the isms in the community. we have an elementatv program called building connections.
we also have inner faith dialogue. so there are the main 2ducational programs. and we have a large victim witness assistance program in the agency where we work with victims '# violent crime on behalf of santa clara county. people who have been victimized2 by some of th"ie isms, we're 2ble to work with them on the healing end. >> it is an incredible program. what did you lear3 peter? 2uat was diff")enafterwards? 2uy experience in camp everytown was amazing. 2u attitude and outlook before 2 was terrible. i didnsá really consider other .ople's emotions or people 2 from a differenrace. i didn't s"" ÷w they had it their way. after going through the camp, they showed us how people's 2uelings in life towards how they grew up is different than
ours and we shouldn't bring do+g how they feel. and before i went to camp everytown it felt like fl ife was going nowhere. i wasn't sure i was going to graduate high school. 2nd then it started changing for th"better. 2 i'm attending clúises at colleg"w i would have never thought i'd make it to college before. >> that must have gratifying. >> we were at a point wh")e we won't even communicating. immediately when he came back, i noticed the difference. he talked. he was so excited. he talked about the things they did, the things that the other children experienced, and how it impacted him, and he was at a point where he couldn't really see other people's opinions or what they felt. so when he came back, it was
amazing. it was amazing. i'm very glad h"went and very 2 fortunate that this program was availa0e. >> peter, you have two brothers. how is your relationship different? >> were i went to camp everytown. 2 i didn't have much of a 2elationship. when i'd be with my family, i wouldn't talk to ú@nybody. i'd be téreand be quiet. camp everytown with all the team builders, they showed us 2ow to express our feelings and i could hang out with my brothers and talk to them. before i wouldn't even want j spend time with them. i believ"it changed for the better. >>s the great to hear how it's made a difference in your qpmily. i want to ank you all for being here, thank l'u for the work you've done as a future community leaders and the work that silicon valley faces has done. i'm so glad it made a
difference. >> the bay area zone is back. it's story of teenage fel'gs who form a football team under the guidance of sean porter. this story is inspiring. let's talk about what's personal for you. football turned your life around after arrests at an 2urly age. >> i started getting in trouble and arrested by the time i was 13, continued to get in trouble and arrested by the time i was 17. i had my own sean porter. my arresting officer said you're going to stop getting in trouble. i want you to go out for football. i didn't learn my lesson, it was a work in progress. >> inmates here have trouble respon8ng to authority, accepting criticism. what one activity can improve them?
>> you want to start a football team? >> exactly. >> your neck is way, way out on this. >> you were probably skeptical. that's what we see among the teens who are hardened. some are killers even. >> 100%, these kids have done everything from petty theft to murder. and what you realize -- because we shot there at the prison -- these kids are just that. they're kids. they're still scared and they still want love and to feel needed. and that was his way of getting through to the kids by football. 2 these kids didn't respect anything or each other or authority. so he used football as that thread. and it's august. if you trust me now, come december i'm going to turn you into men. >> you're all losers. but if you accept the challenge, when it's all over, 2
come this december, you'll be winners. >> an amazing story in a short amount of time. >> amazing. they'd never played football before, never put on pads. you can't write that. unbelievable. >> did sean have anything to say to you about how you were playing? i can't imagine. >> the way you captured my essence, i don't like that. sean porter, he's an amazing guy and watches me with intense eyes, not to the point -- i disagree. it wasn't like that at all. if you're going to tell the story, tell it truthful. the world these kids come from is dark, violent, gritty, not nice. but at the end of the day, 2uu've got to keep it positive. if it's not positive, we lost and you lose kids. if $@t's positive. then we win. that's all he cared about. >> there's a scene where the character is dealing with 2
forgiveness of his father. >> we used to live here and my dad was a great popular wrestler and my grandfather. and he was away a lot. and we struggled with that father i'n relationship. and i get into the same business that he didn't want me to get in. i became successful and off to movies. and there was a lot of struggles and a lot i pulled from my own relationship with my dad into that scene which brought on the tears. it was cathartic in a way and at the same time it made me feel great that i still have my dad around and i can call him. >> what do you do spiritually to keep yourself grounded? >> thank the good lord every single day without fail. and i have these moments. i'll have one right now. i could be in a much worse
place. i'm a grateful man for everything i have. >> i can imagine seeing the kids, probably brought it home. becajie of your father's influence, your mom and the people you knew, but you were on that path. >> and that's the thing. i didn't come from a broken home. we didn't have money but we had love. and you realize thúá as you get older. that's what these kids need. that's the responsibility we have as adults to take care of our kids period. we got to take care of our kids. as long as we have the consistent love, then anything can happen. you know what i mean? you provide the consistent love. >> whatever gang you claim, whatever hood you're from, this is your hood now. >> i want to be a mustang, coach. i want to show people i can play. i'm tired of being a loser. +"lcome back to bay area
vista. i'm janice edwards. everyone involved may have a different opinion as to why there's a problem. more than 18 years experience working with teenagerswho are at risk of failing to complete their basic education. 2ur program +ús recognized by 2ue caliqrn$ú deparáyenof 2bucatio3as the most cofhrehensive parenttraining program. take back the wheel, how to make your teenager's high school journey successful. thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> you place students in ged programs and parenting programs. my child's educúáion has been 2ainted, the parents may think. what do you tell them to help >> the good news is they're so far down that e only way they
have is j go up. 2ud they get pretty excited about the fact that thelknow that th"l want a job. and that there is work to do. and they r"úlly are willing to s at that point. they're now pretty much going to be an adu. juiá letting them know that it's never too late to be a successful@erson. >> and for parents feeling that i'm upset that this is happening. but i have two jobs and i can't be fully engaged. 'ge of the errors is not getting involved. teachers look at that as neglect and don't engage with 2he students. ho+can rents fa!$ng that bridge the gap? >> i always tell them to delegate. find someone in your family. a family member, a friend, 2umeone in your spiritual community. anyone that would take your place to go to the school and be with your child to make sure that yoj) child's educational
needs are being met. when parents at not vii$ble, they must delegate this important responsibility for the success of your child. >> one of the things you do is engage the students. when students are feeling it's hardpo get back on track, what ú)e i'me of the things you've dos to encourage th"f? >> i like to ask students -- tell me what is something wonderful about yourself. 2uatsi your pst skill and tall spent -- your best skill and talent. who do you admire and respect? >> one young lúby said i like maya úggelou. i sent her a copy of the student's profile and asked her j write the student a short letter or note giving her words '# encouragement and support 2upraise. and she did it. nelly, when he was with the
warriors, he helped th"kids who were discouraged. they could meet their favorite players if they got their grades up. reaching out to what thelsre looking at. and these people are larger than life. and once they meet them, this is just a person like me and i need to do the hard work to get to where $need to be. >> and youáxlk aputthree th$ggsritical --trust, resp"!t,úgd being committed to the developing of a good re)xtionship. it sounds kind of obvious. when you talk about being committed what do y'j need to see? >> i need to see them actually being committed. there'ia differencebetween trying and being committed. students will say i tried. i'll say no, i need you to be
committed. there'imore. yoj) soul was involved. nothing will get in the way once l@ou're committed. it's about seeing the difference. you know when you've given up. it's like you're sick and you're still goisq t'school. >>thaneyou v")y much. 2 the book is takebackthe wheel. soé"en!'urage you to do tha 22uhank you again for the wotr that you're do$gg. 2 +"lcome back. 2his is a ury special show. and we wanted to invite a guest 2do haibeen with us hr'jghout 2he years. he was with uion our 100th show. he began sing$gg at the age of two. and hesi garners more attenáon since he appeared on americasi 2ot áxlent. manuel wúi with uswhen he wúi very young on one of our early bay area vistas. and we want to show you a clip.
♪ 'twas a moment like this. dodou remember? ♪ 2u ♪éhen your eyes threw a kiss. ♪ ♪ now we own all the stars. ♪ darling, you are the song and will always belong to my heart. ♪ >> and here's manuel ramiro now. welcome back. it's great to have you and so many wonderful things have happened since that time. you graduated from high school. congratulations on that. >> thank you very much.
thank you. >> and we saw you on america's got talent. >> it was an incredible expetence for me. 18 years old on national television. and meeting great people. a lot of talent and a lot of interesting stuff as everyone saw. it was a lot of fun, a great experience, and really, i just have nothing but goodthings to say about it and it was a blessing. >> certainly you continue to bless pe'hle with your music. you sang for the pope at the age of eight in mexico. and now you're planning to go to college. >> i'm going to college and i 2 want to study music and business and everything that has to do with helping me grow in my career as a musician. and after america's got talent, we've had calls from all over the country. and just doing all these events and it's just gotten me great
exposure. and a lot more people know who i am. and it's just -- it's been a great time after the program. and just now looking forward to everything coming, it's going to be a lot of fun. 2> absolutely. you have a bright future ahead. i mentioned you started singing when you were two and you were performing with your father and the clip we saw before, your father obviously has musical talent. when did you know this was what you wanted to do? >> i started at age eight. and i was here at 13 years old with you guys. and i've always known that i love music. i'd say ever since we put out the first album at 9 years old. [ foreign language ] >> i knew that music was a great part of my life and that's what i really wanted to do. and now we have four albums on the market and still going hard and having fun.
>> a lot of fun and the songs are fun. your sing in english and spanish? is one easier? i grew up in both the united states and mexico. i know both cultures and both languages. i love to sing in both. we put out an album called santa maria. and that album -- and the title is because of a song i wrote with my father. and the album is great. it has songs like how great is our god, also beautiful songs in spanish. it's a well rounded cd and people love it. >> absolutely. 2 2 it's santa maria. and ifdou'd )ke to find out about performases, go to the information 'g our screen. úgd then onouwebsite,
ther"ss infotsation about is website which he mentioned. what are you going to perform? >> i'm going to do a two songs. >> and we'll be right back after the performance of manuel ramiro. ♪ you're mine and we belong together. ♪ ♪ yes, we belong together for eternity. ♪ ♪ yojsre4ine úgd l'ur lips 2ulong to me. ♪
♪ yes, they belong to only me. ♪ ♪ for eternity. ♪ it's going to burn for me to say this, but it's coming from my heart. it's been a long time coming, we fell apart. said you want to work this out. but i don't think you're going to change. i do but you don't. we go our separate ways. tell me why i should stay in this relationship? ♪ ♪ i'm hurtin', baby, i ain't happy, baby. there's so many hurts i got to deal with, i think that you wén you2
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♪ until you return, oh, oh, i got to let it burn. ♪ >> hope that you enjoyed the blast from the past. thank you for joining us. thank you for the work you do to make the bay area the great place it is. your work is our inspiration. we want to hear from you. contact us at bay area vista.com and there you'll get information on anything that you saw in today's show as well as an opportunity to sign up for our newsletter. e-mail me directly as well as members of the production team. thank you again for join$gg us. we hope to see you next time.
hello, my name is jon miller. i broadcast baseball for the san francisco giants on radio and television. and also, on espn sunday night baseball the last twenty years. i really started my career at the college of san mateo, as a student working in broadcasting. taking courses that helped me immeasurably in the career path that i chose. i'm afraid now, that with the budget crisis here in california, that the young people looking toward their futures might not be given those same opportunities. you have a chance to help do something about it.